Philippines

IT WAS 2 WEEKS BEFORE I COULD FACE READING IT

Mar • 06 • 2018

While I was in the Philippines for ICCM’s Southeast Asia Listening Conference last month, my friend Mary was saving up newspapers for me. The Indianapolis Star had produced a 10-column series on child trafficking. Handing me the stack of papers she said, “I think the best thing I can do in response to these horrible realities is to sponsor […]

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Philippines

ICCM GRAD CARES FOR 41 CHILDREN

Sep • 27 • 2017

Nineteen-year-old Maylyn Mabasag is the Project Director of the Ata Hostel for students on a mountain slope in the outskirts of Davao City, Philippines. Many girls her age are married now with children but Maylyn counts herself fortunate to have been sponsored by ICCM when she was eleven years old. Her fondest dream was to go to college. When she graduates from university, she will be the first one in her family to have acquired a college degree. Not only is she…

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